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Launch Event – 5th April – New applicants sought for new Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity volunteer funding programme: Helping Hands

Cobseo members are invited to the launch of The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity’s Helping Hands grant programme, a Libor-funded initiative that seeks to utilise volunteers to deliver projects that provide friendship, support and practical help to Royal Navy and Royal Marines beneficiaries.

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The Soldiers’ Charity awards Combat Stress a grant of £250,000

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity has awarded Combat Stress a grant of £250,000 to help provide occupational therapy within their treatment centres.

Combat Stress offers occupational therapy to all veterans undertaking a residential programme at one of their three treatment centres and over the past year have introduced occupational therapists to their community teams.

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Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity donates £20,000 to Fisher House

Fisher House, a ‘home away from home’ for military patients and their families, has received a fantastic donation from the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC).

Fisher House was built on-site of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, which is home to the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, in June 2013. Its mission is to provide free, comfortable accommodation for the families of wounded and ill troops and veterans. It has 18 en-suite bedrooms and guests can stay for as long as they need to; Fisher House’s longest resident was there for 18 months whilst her husband was in hospital.

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Shared values means business for local firm

Values shape a company and no-one recognises this more than AAA Property (North East) Ltd who’s AAA Caring Caretaker Ltd division has secured a new cleaning and maintenance contract with Durham based, independent charity, Finchale to service their 13.5 acre site in Pity Me.

Founded by father and daughter Richard H Tucker MBE and Alison Stephenson the company was first launched as AAA Property (North East) Ltd in 2007.

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The Duke of Cambridge Launches Groundbreaking UK First – New SkillForce Prince William Award Programme To Give Children Confidence and Resilience For Life

The Duke of Cambridge has launching a groundbreaking new award programme run by SkillForce in his name today [March 1st 2017] to help schoolchildren build character, confidence and resilience. The SkillForce Prince William Award is the first award scheme of its kind. Delivered by the national education charity SkillForce, it targets younger children from six-years-old as well as teenagers. Aimed at six to 14-year-olds, the award programme draws on the expertise and skills of predominantly ex-Services personnel who work as SkillForce instructors.

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RAF Brize Norton Boxing Night Raises £1200 for the RAF Benevolent Fund

A boxing night at RAF Brize Norton has raised £1200 for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

The event, organised by Corporal John Kearns and Sergeant Anthony Lydon, with the help of the RAF Brize Norton Fire Section, saw bouts between boxers from the RAF, the Royal Navy and local boxing clubs. An auction also took place mid evening for the chance to win boxing gloves and an RAF boxing shirt signed by Tony “Bomber” Bellew the current WBC Cruiserweight Champion.

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£460k fund to help County Durham’s Armed Forces families

Durham based independent charity; Finchale has been awarded £460,000 over three years to invest in an intensive, Health, Training, Work, dedicated case-worker led programme that will support veterans and their families across the region.

Funded by the Chancellor using LIBOR funds – the charity will run a three year partnership programme that will provide dedicated case-workers to over 60 veterans and family members across County Durham

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